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if we cannot have palestina my government was suddenly not allowed britain to control french palestine would be an outrage but then we need to find another solution before we come to blows more than a century ago britain and france made a secret deal that would influence the shape of the middle east for more than a century to come and so. now we can draw raima. sikes pico lines in the sand at this time on al-jazeera. an israeli fighter jet is shot down by syrian anti-aircraft fire as israel attacks what it says are iranian targets. you know i'm maryam namazie in london you're watching al-jazeera also coming up
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clears and then picks or continues with an invitation to the south korean leader to visit pyongyang. a warm welcome for india's prime minister on the historic visit to the palestinian territories. and brazil and colombia tight border controls with venezuela why economic crisis has led hundreds of thousands. or we begin with one of the biggest confrontations between israel and iran in years involving the shooting down of an israeli f. sixteen fighter jet the jet crashed after coming under fire during a mission inside syria but landed in israeli territory it all started when israel says it supported a drone flying in its aspace and then intercepted it israel says the drone originated from syria and it launched major air raids in syrian territory in response to this targeting syrian and iranian bases syria then responds with
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a. fire which brought down the f. sixteen jets israel launched a second wave of strikes imraan khan has more from west jerusalem. to me early hours of saturday morning syria's war escalated to a new level for the first time in thirty years israel lost a fighter jet to anybody the crush of full at the shooting down of a drug israeli army video shows what it says is an iranian drone. flying towards northern golan heights before it was downed in retaliation of the violation of serenity the israeli air force at twelve targets in syria including the suspected drone command center iranian targets and syrian air defense syria launched surface to air missiles during the israeli raid and says it shot down the f. sixteen both pilots ejected and parachuted to the israeli side of the border one's critically injured these really army spokesman blamed iran for launching the drone it's not known if it was armed iran can al-jazeera west rosalie. well this is not
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the first time israel has hit targets inside syria iran has sent military advisers and allegedly thousands of its revolutionary guards to help the syrian government and that buildup of iranian assets has been increasingly. seen hodder explains. this is the golan heights territory israel captured from syria in one nine hundred sixty seven the war in syria has brought iran and its allies like the lebanese armed group hezbollah closer to that border israel says that is something it won't tolerate it has reached out to russia an ally of the syrian and iranian government's. before this was the deal that was signed by netanyahu and put it on the thirtieth of september when netanyahu went to russia in two thousand and fifteen russia would prevent the iranians from building bases near the borders with israel this is when the russians entered syria and launched their military operations we have been witnessing israeli air strikes ever since. israel has
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struck targets inside syria for years and has had convoys carrying weapons destined for hezbollah arms depots bases clearly with a green light from russia moscow does control the air space the israeli air force was flying unchallenged until saturday when one of them was shot down by syrian anti-aircraft batteries after it struck targets around damascus. the downing of the plane coincided with what some believe is the beginning of a more aggressive strategy to rollback iran rules america are the russians in front of a confrontation with the americans in syria are the americans in front of a possible confrontation with the russians in syria or is there an unannounced deal between the russians and americans to reduce iranian presence in syria. israel considers russia its guarantor for security along its border with syria they have talked about a buffer zone but israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has said the ceasefire
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agreement in southern syria didn't. address what he called iranian military ambitions israel has repeatedly said it will not allow iran and its allies to entrench themselves militarily in syria and it won't allow syria to become a forward operating base against israel not to know who calls them red lines now the syrian government and its allies are introducing red lines of their own they say the downing of the israeli jets is a clear message that the days of carrying out attacks in syria are gone russia allied to both sides is calling for restraint and for syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity to be respected it was a serious and dangerous incident the israeli army said it was not a war but more than a confrontation for now all sides have taken a step back after making their message clear set of. beirut well in all the developments in northern syria a turkish military helicopters been shot down during an operation against kurdish fighters this video is said to show the helicopter moments before it was downed
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killing two soldiers on board. the turkish president says it happened near the southern province. near turkey's border with syria. the downing of this turkish manufactured attack helicopter the skill to sucker soldiers is a significant development in this three week long but military operation it brings the number of course soldiers killed by a z y p g kurdish militia group to over twenty years far as the serbs are concerned they've killed at least one hundred fifty kurdish fighters now some advances have been made on the ground in the past twenty four forty eight where as the free syrian army which is fighting alongside turkish military in order to advance towards the y.p. cipro just from hold of our feet i have managed to capture some villages on the road towards there as far as the turkish army is concerned and the listening to
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president present tehran they will respond the same to those who were behind that attack what's important to note here is that although the. kurds are sources in the y.p. ji claim that the turkish military has killed civilians in its operation ankara denies that they say the reason why this operation is ongoing as fast as they wanted to is precisely because they have been trying to of various any deaths of innocent civilians that have been reports that the p.g. and a p y d that's the political wing of that car just militia have actually bussed the . kurds from other towns and cities to use them as human shields the kurdish officials there would say actually this is just the natural response of the kurdish population in order to protect their town against what they see as a foreign aggression. three weeks now into operation on a ranch that does seem as i say to be
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a steady advance made by the tarps and the free syrian army towards are fine but this down and go for helicopter will be shorter and car the rest of the targets from the tree. north korea's leader kim jong un has extended a rare invitation to the south korean president lungi and to visit kyung yang when hosted kim sister talks in sell on the sidelines of the winter olympics as i should i am has more from none. in the presidential blue house in the capital seoul relations between the two koreas continued to thaw the meeting had two firsts jiang is the first member of the ruling family to cross into the south since the korean war the sister of the north korean leader came with the first ever invitation kim jong un is asking south korean president moon jay in to come to
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pyongyang at a convenient time soon little millet's key president moon said early talks between north korea and the united states are essential to improve relations north korea to be more proactive to move forward to have a dialogue with the united states. it's unclear when that might happen the u.s. and north korea have rebuffed lose attempts so far if an interesting meeting transpires it will be the first time kim jong un has met with the south korean president since assuming power in twenty eleven the last time leaders from the north and south met was eleven years ago during a summit in p.r. a challenge because of all the global attention i believe reunification will be brought forth the government is making efforts and i think people are rooting for it organizers of the olympics say they've been moved by the diplomatic breakthrough
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it was quiet on this story a moment. and something that as you know the i.o.c. has been generally working for since probably two thousand and fourteen. and you know i think it shows it opens opens the door maybe just a little bit critics say they doubt that door will ultimately open much more for now there is hope that the winter olympics is the catalyst for a reboot in intercourse and relations natasha going to aim el jazeera south korea. brazil and colombia are both tightening their border controls with venezuela in an attempt to control the number of arrivals from their crisis torn neighbor hundreds of thousands of venezuelans have attempted to escape from the rampant inflation food shortages and political uncertainty in that country as daniel shaima reports. officially more than half a million venezuelans crossed into colombia in the last six months of last year but
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no one knows the truth because only that tens of thousands of venezuelans now try to scrape a living across south america the largest numbers in neighboring brazil and colombia. here there are many mechanics doctors college graduates and look at us we're cleaning windows selling chargers and air conditioners so in soda venezuela's future is over but hey you have to move forward i feel really sad really sad because we have to migrate to look for what we used to have in our country because before in venezuela we had what colombia has abundant and a growing economy there are scaping in the economic crisis is lead to severe food and medicine shortages the international monetary fund predicts inflation this year will reach thirteen thousand percent the president of venice wailin because mcdougall blames the u.s. backed international conspiracy for his country's troubles the colombian president
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juan manuel santos says nicolas maduro has mismanaged the economy and the colombia can no longer live with those consequences or you saw me decide on our starting today only venezuelans who have passports or have in their hands the migration card will enter colombia. he's ordered three thousand more soldiers and police to patrol the border but colombia and brazil say the influx of migrants is straining their social services to breaking points if they my law regarding immigration what the government wants and what the country once is to. achieve orderly secure and legal migration that means foreigners are legal in our country in that way we can plan for the future. but with the situation in venezuela and he predicted to get worse the microbes will keep coming even now they'll face a more formidable challenge to cross the border. and then al-jazeera. and watching out as they are still ahead after forty years leading irish nationalist
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party shin fein controversial figure gerry adams hands on the past. and it's a massive street party where people can forget that economic and political lives in brazil where the country's carnival is in full swing. hello there for some of us in europe the weather is going to turn a bit milder over the next few days you can see more in the way of cloud working its way into the northwest at the moment today as that sweeps its way eastwards is going to bring a change in the wind direction and the air coming in is going to be a fair amount milder so we're looking at around nine there in london and six in paris on sunday the leading edge of that milder air though will be turning to snow still as it hits the cold air but then eventually as it works its way across us we
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will see it turn from snow to rain and then the temperatures will begin to rise a little bit so staying mild bear as we head through the next few days and there's still working its way down through parts of italy still getting a fair amount of wintry weather on its leading edge the other system that was in the mediterranean that's working its way towards the northeast and working its way away from us on monday so things for turkey will be calming down quite down there for the other side of the mediterranean sea lots of cloud hit the showers actually have been in the northwestern parts they gradually easing now so for many of us in morocco it should be drawing fine the temperatures have recovered him about we're back up at sixteen by monday a few showers may just clip the north coast about jiri about tj's will still make quite a decent fifteen degrees as a maximum temperature. with. a young so molly refugee thrilled to gain u.s.
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residency in twenty sixteen. i was told i was a lucky too good to us there was a real live. good. but with anti immigrant sentiment under the trump presidency al-jazeera world. where they use american dream is still alive. in america at this time on al-jazeera. the backward look at the top stories this hour israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says israel will continue to defend itself against any reigning attempt to establish itself in syria is comment comes after an israeli fighter jet was
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downed while on a mission in syria though it crashed inside israeli territory. a turkish military helicopter has been shot down in northern syria during an operation against kurdish fighters to turkish soldiers on board were killed and south korean president lungi and has received a rare invitation to visit pyongyang from north korea's leader kim jong un. and the air of detente between the koreas extended to the sporting arena as north and south korea play together in a united team for the first time at the olympic games and while the women's hockey team thrashed a nail by switzerland it cajun was still seen as being about more than just for the weddings explains from challenge chen. after the political for an historic match on the ice a unified korea for now at least via women's ice hockey a remarkable event watched by south korean president move jane alongside kimya jong sr of north korean leader kim jong il and some south koreans particularly younger
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generations were critical of this sudden union between north and south preceded by the nations providing together at friday's opening ceremony said it would harm the host nation's medal hopes but others including those lucky enough to have tickets welcome the step towards peace however temporary approves. donated to knowledge of was a good idea to form the united team i'm very much looking forward to this game and the feeling that our nation becomes one of them. but. i think the united team is beneficial as a part of improving the relations between the koreas and let's meet some parents and i saw win or lose a meaningful event i'm so glad to see this game the korean team took to the ice in white jerseys with a unified flag two hundred twenty nine north korean cheerleaders across the border urging on the korean same and providing for the symbolism of the current unity they had early chances to score but it was switzerland who struck halfway through the
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first period the swiss are going to highest six in the world and were showing their class with a quick second an avalanche of goals followed the final score was switzerland eight unified korea nil a disappointing scoreline for the crowd but an important event like this unified korea and saying when i need to pick itself up for matches against sweden and your pile are coming up and their chances of winning a medal in this event are extremely unlikely were south korea does have stronger sports and this was about far more than sporting success lee wellings al-jazeera at the quandong hockey center in p.r. china. all rounder modi's wrapped up the first official visit by an indian prime minister to the palestinian territories is that the president mahmoud abbas the trip to the west bank as part of a three nation turtle strengthen ties with the middle east he laid a wreath on the tomb of former palestinian leader yasser arafat and its move has more from ramallah it's a very short visit three hours he flew over took
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a helicopter from the jordanian side landed here in the occupied west bank an hour from the indian perspective this is a visit they said helping build up palestinian capacity in the health technology and education areas there investing in a technology park here in ramallah is also a school that the indians have helped form and it's a very different to the relationship from the early relationship decades ago between the indians and the palestinians were the first to record the first not arab states back in one nine hundred eighty eight to recognize the state of palestine and then they viewed their relationship through the sort of colonial prism the indians are being colonized by the british and they saw the palestinians as being colonized by zionist palestinian territory being colonized by zionists so then there was a lot more solidarity today the indian relationship is much more pragmatic israel is what really matters to india forty one percent of israel's arms exports go to
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india so it's that that's important but modi has decided to separately visit the west bank to show that they still believe there is a sort of special relationship between the palestinians and the indians votes being counted in after its most peaceful election for decades it's the first vote since electoral laws changed that's allowed a record number of women to campaign for seats in local government may now from and as has more from colombia. choosing members of three hundred forty local government institutions observers say voter turnout was higher than expected some districts reporting eighty five percent. voters had a clear idea of what they wanted from their local representatives corruption is a big problem so somebody who is less corrupt somebody who is educated time and of course somebody with a return who can do something for the community another voter said changes to the electoral system has made things easier compared to. previous system do so much
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more simple system for the water it's a new mixed result system which candidate wins the most votes and which party has the most support the changes also included a quarter of twenty five percent for women this election monks' a number of firsts the first time so many women have contested the first time votes are being counted in polling centers like the one behind me and the funds time election violence has been so low observers say there is a marked change in the conduct of campaigns and the election the main election organize a credits hard work mean pigmies rio if you cared the people not to break the law through the law enforcement of the law recall. conduct a pretty. count despite being a local election which is usually about issues in local neighborhoods the campaign
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took on the flavor of a national election prison mighty policy to say in a prime minister on no become a singer and the man the united to defeat by in the rajapaksa were heavily involved in the campaign traveling around the country to support their respective candidates the stakes for each of them are high and the results of this grassroots race will point towards the political board in the run up to the general election in two years in a financial as. colombo. mary lou mcdonald has become the new leader of the irish nationalist political party shin fein but donald takes over from the controversial politician gerry adams who led the party for thirty four years. is in dublin. well gerry adams was here but he didn't address the crowd of several thousand shin fein officials and members mary lou mcdonald certainly did and she started
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out stressing that she's continuing in the footsteps of gerry adams under late martin mcguinness who were she said did so much for the island of violence bringing about the peace process but also so much for the party getting into the into the power sharing government in northern ireland and making the third largest group in the republic of ireland in the dialogue parliament she had a warning for the british government that there should be no hard border after breaks out something that still a large vote of contention in those negotiations with brussels she committed sin fein to work for social justice but at the same time she acknowledged that there were several challenges one of them is to get that power sharing devolved government in the north and stormont back on track and she said that soon fane was interested in the deal her deputy newly elected michele o'neil says that that could come as early as next week but she said there would be no return to the status quo
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what she means by that is that there must be some concessions by the unionists on things like irish language rights at the same time she acknowledges the term her party needs to reach out to more middle class voters here in the irish republic but all along the underlining the underlying message the underlying commitment was to keep pushing for a referendum on irish unity. thousands of anti fascist demonstrators have rallied in the italian city of much errata by a six africans were shot last saturday schools and shops in the city were closed and public transport suspended of affairs at the march could trigger violence last saturday a far right sympathizer was arrested on suspicion of carrying out and tried by shooting in which six africans were injured anti-racism rallies wholesale staged and run man and calamity. the world's biggest and most raucous street party is in full swing in brazil brazilians are using the carnival to let off steam after
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a difficult year a struggling economy spiralling corruption investigation and increasing political polarization of all taken their toll lucy a new man has been with the revelers in the northeastern city of receive. an early morning bugle call summons revelers on to the streets of the sea fish. it's called the rooster of the dawn the highlight of carnival in northeastern brazil's capital where least a million people parade past the giant bird. we had for carnival all year but something spectacular that's in all of our hearts here in pine a burka where we hear and dance the rhythm of our region. and. above all the city of the jungle where brass band music is accompanied by an acrobatic dance in a massive street party where brazilians can put get their economic and political woes. let's go to roots joy for all people
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who've been suffering so much lately. carnival lasts for five days a period of unbridled revelry ending just before lent which on the christian calendar marks a forty day period of fasting and prayer carnival has a bold since it first began here in the eighteenth hundreds and this was. the guard it was. proud to work with the way to prepare the way for the rest of iraq. and to the office of the upper class. after the emancipation of slavery and until this day it's become a massive outdoor affair. it's a convo made up of so many people that just want to have fun. unlike in rio where lavish them the schools and millions of dollars often from questionable
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sources here it's all grass roots every neighborhood in household comes out to parade. no witness to gung ho too old to celebrate brazil's most traditional carnival. you see in human i just see that they see fit brazil. well iranian the celebrating the revolution day marking their town of ayatollah ruhollah khomeini from exile his arrival in the country precipitated the fall of the shah of the islamic republic of iran the reports from wrong on what it means to people today. the founder of the islamist republic of iran ayatollah ruhollah khomeini is still watching over his people and you never have to look very far to catch a glimpse of the man at the center of the islamic revolution in one nine hundred seventy nine still in exile in paris khomeini famously ordered every runyan onto the streets to help overthrow the shah mohammad reza pahlavi. one of the women who
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answered the call was sub. born in japan is. she changed her name when she married an iranian businessman she met in tokyo they moved to iran after their first son was born it was the one nine hundred sixty s. and iran was a very different place. it was before the revolution society was different than in iran it wasn't like today no one cared about islam not. baba he said the shah's government tried to ban women from wearing head scarves and attempt to replace iranian culture with western values all part of a plan by foreign governments she says to control iran and iran's natural resources . message of independence she says resonated with many people. he said there shouldn't be any poverty in iran he meant we should take care of poor people there should be justice everyone should be equal well many of the iranians welcomed this bubble you survived the nuclear bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki in
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world war two and lived through the iran iraq war that started almost immediately after the revolution when iraqi forces led by saddam hussein invaded iran bubblies son sold months farsi volunteered to fight and was killed he was a. one thousand years old decades later she still struggles to talk about it but says even knowing the pain of losing him she would sacrifice him again to preserve the islamic revolution for many iranians the teachings of the country's first supreme leader are as relevant today as they were in one nine hundred seventy nine but for some islamic revolution has not fulfilled all of its promises. while they do not necessarily want to tear down their country's government most iranians we spoke to said they just want their leaders to do a little more to solve their problems as. people or important figures in history many of them died for the revolution but our demand is that current government should care about the nation all different classes of people from the rich to those
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who don't have a good economic situation. behind she's a kid to the base thing that could happen in a society is the equality between a man and a woman the more we work for this the base a society will have when making policy iran's government often looks to the past for much of its inspiration iranian people it seems want them to look more to the future zain bus ravi old zero to one was more on our they were covering right here . quick look at the top stories for you now the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says israel will continue to defend itself against any iranian attempt to establish itself in syria this comes after an israeli fighter jet was downed by
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anti aircraft fire on an air raid in syria israelis say the raid was in response to the discovery of an iranian drone launched from syria flying invest base and iran khan has more. the israeli army spokesman said it was wrong it was behind the launch of the drawing but didn't say whether it was armed or not so the iranians have reacted they've said that they are going to stand with syria against any foolishness by israel the russians have also reacted saying that israel needs to respect syrian the state to state sovereignty also what we're hearing is that the israelis want to send a strong message to the russians to get iran out of the region in other developments a turkish military helicopter has been shot down in northern syria during an operation against kurdish fighters this video is said to show the helicopter moments before it was downed killing the two soldiers on board. and all the headlines south korean president lungi in has received
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a rare invitation to visit pyongyang from north korea's leader kim jong un moon hosted kim system for talks in seoul on the sidelines of the winter olympics which have just got on the way brazil in colombia are both tightening their border controls with venezuela in an attempt to restrain the number of arrivals from the crisis torn neighbor colombian president juan manuel santos has stopped giving out you daily entry cards and has deployed three thousand additional security personnel along the frontier. and render modi's wrapped up the first official visit fine indian prime minister to the palestinian territories has met the palestinian president mahmoud abbas a trip to the occupied west bank as part of a three nation tour to strengthen ties with the middle east. and votes being counted in sri lanka after its most peaceful election for decades it's the first vote since electoral laws changed allowing a record number of women to campaign for a seat in local government. coming up next the listening post with features on the
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week's media in kenya and also in france i'll see you off to that in about twenty five minutes time. i. hope i hope to be that. real not just steve if i have no option but to stare dark received us to the freedom of the media i didn't get political situation. hello richard guess where you're at the listening post here are some of the developments we're tracking this week kenya the election story from last year that runs in the ranks.

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